Figure Numbering Problem

2008-08-12 Thread Howard Rauch
I am working on a service manual using the client's template. I have run into a problem with the auto numbering of figures. The first 4 were numbered in succession, but each one after that repeats as Figure 4. The auto numbering format is F:Figure n+.  The figure numbers are set with a

Re: Figure Numbering Problem

2008-08-12 Thread Deirdre Reagan
Is the paragraph numbering at the book level set to Continue Numbering from Previous Paragraph? Hope this helps! Deirdre On 8/12/08, Howard Rauch [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I am working on a service manual using the client's template. I have run into a problem with the auto numbering of

Figure Numbering Problem

2008-08-12 Thread Howard Rauch
I am working on a service manual using the client's template. I have run into a problem with the auto?numbering of figures. The first?4 were numbered in succession, but each one after that repeats as Figure 4. The auto numbering format is F:Figure < >.? The figure numbers are set with a

Figure Numbering Problem

2008-08-12 Thread Deirdre Reagan
Is the paragraph numbering at the book level set to Continue Numbering from Previous Paragraph? Hope this helps! Deirdre On 8/12/08, Howard Rauch wrote: > I am working on a service manual using the client's template. I have run into > a problem with the auto numbering of figures. The first 4

RE: Figure numbering problem

2008-05-18 Thread Linda G. Gallagher
Subject: Figure numbering problem Is it possible to number figures across files within a book? -- Regards, Shmuel Wolfson ___ You are currently subscribed to Framers as [EMAIL PROTECTED] Send list messages to [EMAIL PROTECTED] To unsubscribe send

Figure numbering problem

2008-05-18 Thread Shmuel Wolfson
Is it possible to number figures across files within a book? -- Regards, Shmuel Wolfson

Figure numbering problem

2008-05-18 Thread Linda G. Gallagher
: Sunday, May 18, 2008 10:21 AM To: Framers Subject: Figure numbering problem Is it possible to number figures across files within a book? -- Regards, Shmuel Wolfson ___ You are currently subscribed to Framers as lindag at techcomplus.com. Send list

RE: Figure Numbering Problem

2007-05-16 Thread eric . dunn
Lester C. Smalley [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote on 05/15/2007 04:24:11 PM: Are any of the figures inside either another text frame, or a table? Numbering usually works extremely well, provided all the paragraph tags are in the same text flow. Either of these instances creates a different text

Re: Figure Numbering Problem

2007-05-16 Thread eric . dunn
To address the initial problem: The only repair I have found that works is to rebuild the files anchored frames from the point at which the numbering is broken. To be extra sure, rebuild them all. Save a copy of your file, in the working file delete all anchored frames, then with the working

Figure Numbering Problem

2007-05-16 Thread eric.d...@ca.transport.bombardier.com
"Lester C. Smalley" wrote on 05/15/2007 04:24:11 PM: > Are any of the figures inside either another text frame, or a table? > > Numbering usually works extremely well, provided all the paragraph tags > are in the same text flow. Either of these instances creates a different > text flow and/or

Figure Numbering Problem

2007-05-16 Thread eric.d...@ca.transport.bombardier.com
To address the initial problem: The only repair I have found that works is to rebuild the files anchored frames from the point at which the numbering is broken. To be extra sure, rebuild them all. Save a copy of your file, in the working file delete all anchored frames, then with the working

Figure Numbering Problem

2007-05-15 Thread Howard Rauch
I have been writing a number of service manuals for my client. One problem I have been having is numbering figures sequentially -- some will, some won't. The command line for autonumbering in the client's template is F:Figure n+. For those that do not, I have to force the figure numbering,

Re: Figure Numbering Problem

2007-05-15 Thread Art Campbell
Sounds as if it's a legacy document that was never changed to support the $chapnum and $volnum variables that were introduced in 6.x. Assuming it's using chapter numbers as part of the numbering scheme, of course, correct strings would look something like: F:Figure $chapnumn+. If you're not

RE: Figure Numbering Problem

2007-05-15 Thread Lester C. Smalley
Are any of the figures inside either another text frame, or a table? Numbering usually works extremely well, provided all the paragraph tags are in the same text flow. Either of these instances creates a different text flow and/or evaluation order of the numbering building blocks (counters) that

Figure Numbering Problem

2007-05-15 Thread Howard Rauch
I have been writing a number of service manuals for my client. One problem I have been having is numbering figures sequentially -- some will, some won't. The command line for autonumbering in the client's template is F:Figure < >. For those that do not, I have to force the figure

Figure Numbering Problem

2007-05-15 Thread Art Campbell
Sounds as if it's a legacy document that was never changed to support the <$chapnum> and <$volnum> variables that were introduced in 6.x. Assuming it's using chapter numbers as part of the numbering scheme, of course, correct strings would look something like: F:Figure <$chapnum>. If you're

Figure Numbering Problem

2007-05-15 Thread Lester C. Smalley
Are any of the figures inside either another text frame, or a table? Numbering usually works extremely well, provided all the paragraph tags are in the same text flow. Either of these instances creates a different text flow and/or evaluation order of the numbering building blocks (counters) that

RE: Figure Numbering Problem

2007-02-19 Thread MATT TODD
Hi, Howard, I had the exact same problem. I discovered that the problem was an override. I was working on a manual. I named the paragraph tag for my figure titles Figure. When I copied portions of text with graphics from another file into my manual, everything appeared to be just dandy, but a

Figure Numbering Problem

2007-02-19 Thread MATT TODD
Hi, Howard, I had the exact same problem. I discovered that the problem was an override. I was working on a manual. I named the paragraph tag for my figure titles "Figure". When I copied portions of text with graphics from another file into my manual, everything appeared to be just dandy, but a

Figure Numbering Problem

2007-02-15 Thread Howard Rauch
I am having a problem numbering figures in service manuals developed by my client. The manuals are range from 3- to 40 pages. My job is to revise the client's existing manuals to account for annual updates and design changes for each of my client's products. We are both using FrameMaker 7.0 on

Re: Figure Numbering Problem

2007-02-15 Thread Art Campbell
A couple things to check: First, have you verified that no other tags are using the X: numbering track? Having another tag using the same track involved will screw up the numbering in no time. Second, check the numbering properties for the files to make sure that para numbering is set to

RE: Figure Numbering Problem

2007-02-15 Thread Reng, Winfried Dr.
Hi, You said that your numbered paragraphs are in text boxes. Do you mean text frames? These won't be in the same text flow as your regular text. Therefore that might account for any pecularities. Best regards Winfried I am having a problem numbering figures in service manuals developed by

Re: Figure Numbering Problem

2007-02-15 Thread eric . dunn
You won't like my answer, but it's the only solution I've found to the problem you describe. You need to make a copy of the file, delete all anchored frames, then open the copy and working file side by side. In the copy, use find to locate each anchored frame. For each anchored frame, create a

Re: Figure Numbering Problem

2007-02-15 Thread Michael D. Conner
This may be being caused by having a mixture of graphic frames and anchored frames or text frames poorly placed in anchored frames. I use a similar system for academic books and reports. Graphics are placed in anchored frames with a text frame within it for the caption. In doing a limited test, I

RE: Figure Numbering Problem

2007-02-15 Thread Combs, Richard
Howard Rauch wrote: Figures are automatically numbered using a Figure tag for which the automatic numbering format X:Figure n+ (developed by the client). Most are smaller in-column figures with a ruling line around the figure frame. In previous versions of the manuals, the client had

Re: Figure Numbering Problem

2007-02-15 Thread Steve Rickaby
At 09:36 -0600 15/2/07, Michael D. Conner wrote: Sometimes, however, I've seen problems with figure numbers not incrementing correctly. It seems to occur because the text frame with the caption is not quite correctly placed within the anchored frame. I can cure this by cutting the text frame,

Re: Figure Numbering Problem

2007-02-15 Thread Michael D. Conner
on 2/15/07 12:21 PM, Combs, Richard at [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Don't put the figure caption in a text frame inside your anchored frame -- as Winfried noted, that puts it in a different text flow. This is incorrect. A text frame inside an anchored frame has the same Flow Tag as the text

Re: Figure Numbering Problem

2007-02-15 Thread Stuart Rogers
Michael D. Conner wrote: on 2/15/07 12:21 PM, Combs, Richard at [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Don't put the figure caption in a text frame inside your anchored frame -- as Winfried noted, that puts it in a different text flow. This is incorrect. A text frame inside an anchored frame has the

RE: Figure Numbering Problem

2007-02-15 Thread Combs, Richard
Michael D. Conner wrote: on 2/15/07 12:21 PM, Combs, Richard at [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Don't put the figure caption in a text frame inside your anchored frame -- as Winfried noted, that puts it in a different text flow. This is incorrect. A text frame inside an anchored frame

Re: Figure Numbering Problem

2007-02-15 Thread Michael D. Conner
Very strange. I should have done more testing. I swear that the only instance I checked before spouting off is the way I wrote. In rechecking, I found subsequent text frames in anchored frames didn't have flow tags. I checked another report and couldn't find any text frames in anchored frames

Re: Figure Numbering Problem

2007-02-15 Thread Howard Rauch
] To: framers@lists.frameusers.com Sent: Wednesday, February 14, 2007 10:18:38 PM Subject: Figure Numbering Problem I am having a problem numbering figures in service manuals developed by my client. The manuals are range from 3- to 40 pages. My job is to revise the client's existing manuals

Figure Numbering Problem

2007-02-15 Thread Art Campbell
A couple things to check: First, have you verified that no other tags are using the X: numbering track? Having another tag using the same track involved will screw up the numbering in no time. Second, check the numbering properties for the files to make sure that para numbering is set to

Figure Numbering Problem

2007-02-15 Thread Reng, Winfried Dr.
Hi, You said that your numbered paragraphs are in "text boxes". Do you mean text frames? These won't be in the same text flow as your regular text. Therefore that might account for any pecularities. Best regards Winfried > I am having a problem numbering figures in service manuals > developed

Figure Numbering Problem

2007-02-15 Thread eric.d...@ca.transport.bombardier.com
You won't like my answer, but it's the only solution I've found to the problem you describe. You need to make a copy of the file, delete all anchored frames, then open the copy and working file side by side. In the copy, use find to locate each anchored frame. For each anchored frame, create a

Figure Numbering Problem

2007-02-15 Thread Michael D. Conner
This may be being caused by having a mixture of graphic frames and anchored frames or text frames poorly placed in anchored frames. I use a similar system for academic books and reports. Graphics are placed in anchored frames with a text frame within it for the caption. In doing a limited test, I

Figure Numbering Problem

2007-02-15 Thread Combs, Richard
Howard Rauch wrote: > Figures are automatically numbered using a Figure tag for > which the automatic numbering format X:Figure (developed > by the client). Most are smaller in-column figures with a > ruling line around the figure frame. In previous versions of > the manuals, the client

Figure Numbering Problem

2007-02-15 Thread Steve Rickaby
At 09:36 -0600 15/2/07, Michael D. Conner wrote: >Sometimes, however, I've seen problems with figure numbers not incrementing >correctly. It seems to occur because the text frame with the caption is not >quite correctly placed within the anchored frame. I can cure this by cutting >the text frame,

Figure Numbering Problem

2007-02-15 Thread Michael D. Conner
on 2/15/07 12:21 PM, Combs, Richard at richard.combs at Polycom.com wrote: > Don't put the figure caption in a text frame inside your anchored frame > -- as Winfried noted, that puts it in a different text flow. This is incorrect. A text frame inside an anchored frame has the same Flow Tag as

Figure Numbering Problem

2007-02-15 Thread Stuart Rogers
Michael D. Conner wrote: > > > on 2/15/07 12:21 PM, Combs, Richard at richard.combs at Polycom.com wrote: > >> Don't put the figure caption in a text frame inside your anchored frame >> -- as Winfried noted, that puts it in a different text flow. > > This is incorrect. A text frame inside an

Figure Numbering Problem

2007-02-15 Thread Combs, Richard
Michael D. Conner wrote: > on 2/15/07 12:21 PM, Combs, Richard at > richard.combs at Polycom.com wrote: > > > Don't put the figure caption in a text frame inside your anchored > > frame > > -- as Winfried noted, that puts it in a different text flow. > > This is incorrect. A text frame

Figure Numbering Problem

2007-02-15 Thread Michael D. Conner
Very strange. I should have done more testing. I swear that the only instance I checked before spouting off is the way I wrote. In rechecking, I found subsequent text frames in anchored frames didn't have flow tags. I checked another report and couldn't find any text frames in anchored frames

Figure Numbering Problem

2007-02-15 Thread Howard Rauch
From: Howard Rauch <techtrans...@sbcglobal.net> To: framers at lists.frameusers.com Sent: Wednesday, February 14, 2007 10:18:38 PM Subject: Figure Numbering Problem I am having a problem numbering figures in service manuals developed by my client. The manuals are range from 3- to 40 page

Figure Numbering Problem

2007-02-14 Thread Howard Rauch
I am having a problem numbering figures in service manuals developed by my client. The manuals are range from 3- to 40 pages. My job is to revise the client's existing manuals to account for annual updates and design changes for each of my client's products. We are both using FrameMaker 7.0 on